For most people, a bit of conflict is just part of life. Between parents, whanau, community groups, friends and lovers – we all have times when we need to ‘sort things out’. But many people lack the confidence or skills to have those difficult conversations.
I practice Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples. Emotionally Focused Therapy is a wonderful process that guides couples to deeper intimacy, closeness and connection, while healing the bruises and bumps.
"The key to successful mediation is the act of Listening"
“I am so thankful for the process that Ellen facilitated.”
“Before I knew about mediation I was off to see a lawyer but quickly found that I would never be able to afford the process. I really needed a place to try and sort out the issues for my kids that desperately needed attention. As soon as I was in touch with Ellen she made it very easy for me.” … READ MORE
“Ellen was invaluable to WINGS”
When we first started WINGS, Ellen was a mentor, helping us to understand the importance of good structure and good governance. She was invaluable to WINGS in getting us up and running and bringing our organisation into a sustainable model. She was always available to guide and provide information while encouraging us to become more than we had envisioned in the beginning.” … READ MORE
Recent Entries from Ellen’s Blog
New approaches, advice, events and news
Welcome to Ellen’s website! Oh, that’s me.
The process of making a website (OK, I didn’t actually build it) is like weaving together the strands of my life. I’ve been confronted with questions like: What is my message? What do I stand for? What do I want people to know about me, about what I do and why? …